| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Women Composers Festival of Hartford
March 2-9, various locations around the Hartford area, womencomposersfestival.com
Over the last 12 years, the week-long Women Composers Festival of Hartford has grown into one of the Northeast's top...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:13 AM
The Hartt School at the University of Hartford will present the musical “On the Twentieth Century,” Thursday, March 14 through Saturday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m., in Millard Auditorium, University of Hartford,...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:25 PM
The show: World premiere of “Marie Antoinette” at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven
First impressions: David Adjmi's surreal look at the madness of politics, power and celebrity gets a wild and wooly (as in sheep) dream of a production...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:18 PM
The thought of performing as a soloist in front of a world-class orchestra would make most long-haired rockers quake in their snakeskin boots.
Not guitarist Tony Spada. Not one bit.
Spada will be the featured soloist when the Hartford Symphony...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 7:40 AM
The Hartt School of Music's affiliation with the Richard P. Garmany Fund has brought some tremendous talent to the area over the last couple of years, including the Bang On A Can All-Stars, pianist Christopher Riley, the Emerson String Quartet,...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Has there been a Connecticut production with more productions than Hartford Stage's holiday presentation of "A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story iof Christmas?" I can't think of any. (Can you?)
It's 15th annual production returns tothe Church Street theater...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Nov. 24, 8 p.m., $35, The Bushnell's Autorino Great Hall, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (888) 824-2874, thebushnell.org.
We tend not to think of operas as made-for-TV holiday entertainment, but back in the '50s popular...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 8:55 PM
The Eighth Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists begins its three-day festival of three new works on Friday, Jan. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Goodspeed Opera House with a staged reading of "Nine Wives," followed on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. with...
| Aug 4, 2013
In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles.
Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:47 PM
From my 2008 piece.:
It started with Alan Rust casually saying to his friend Julie Harris, "I was going to ask you if you'd like to do 'The Effect of Gamma Rays on the Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,' but I didn't have the heart to ask you to play...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Among Julie Harris' Connecticut performances and connections:
In 1948, Harris performed in "Sundown Beach" at the Westport Country Playhouse, directed by Elia Kazan. With Kim Hunter, Steven Hill, Martin Balsam, Joan Copeland, Nehemiah Persoff. An Actors...